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Global SHE day

24 May 2016

Fit for next 400 years: Sustainability at the Core!

Global SHE Day was celebrated on 25th May 2016. The purpose of this annual activity is to improve our safety culture and stimulate personal responsibility towards safety.A video message by the Chairman of Vopak, Eelco Hoekstra, marked the beginning of the event. The Chairman’s message focused on the theme “Fit for next 400 years, Sustainability at the core”. After the video message Cees de Greve, GM, Vopak Horizon Fujairah gave presentation in which he further explained the theme of the day. This was followed by a group activity where the participants listed out suggestions for the next 400 years.

 A Safety Quiz was later conducted by Sanjeev Nadiger, SHEQ Officer.   The quiz was followed by the competition on SCABA donning and Hose Rolling.  Later, the audience was divided into three groups to visit three booths on Vopak Safety Fundamentals.Thulaseedharan Pillai, SHEQ Manager highlighted on Behavioural Safety and upcoming survey. Safety Man of the Year 2015 was awarded to Francis Cunanan, Terminal Operator for his excellent safety performance during the year 2015. Monthly safety awards for the Black Pearl project were awarded by Audex and Vopak Horizon Fujairah management during the same occasion. The program ended with closing remarks and safety reminders from Jasper Jansen, Terminal Manager. With the great support of the Safety Committee the SHE day 2016 was a great success.